Touching Cold Sore And Possible HIV Exposure
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Posted by ejchak, 1 ReplyI had sex with a guy exactly 9 days ago, he told me that he was tested and his status is negative, but at this point that means nothing to me.
we gave each other oral, and made out constantly. then he gave me anal. a condom was used, the condom did... Read more »
Posted by bug, 2 RepliesHello,
I recently had sex with a prostitute and was so drunk(and stupid) i couldn't think of any possible dangers.
The prostitute had several cold sores on her body. We had unprotected oral sex (lasted less than a minute) and 2 times protected vaginal... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI had a quick question about cold and canker sores. I've had 2 cold sores and 1 canker sore in the past year. Does this seem abnormal, and if so are these possible symptoms of HIV. I has one possible exposure over a year ago, I got tested outside... Read more »
Posted by datguy, 3 RepliesNeed an expert opinion please!!! Having a tough, tough time and can't get straight answers.
Had protected vaginal sex with a female of unknown std status, but during sex the condom broke and there was 2-3 mins before I noticed and stopped.
3 weeks... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyWell the time is nearing my 3 month mark and I'm getting more and more scared. My potential exposure was on November 11. I interpret my 3 month mark as being tomorrow, Saturday 2/11, so instead of going today to be tested, I'm going Monday... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello AA,I would not extend your 28-day PEP treatment cycle. If you are still in touch with your recent top-gun, you might ask him to get a rapid HIV test. If indeed he tests negative, this would offer additional reassurance.What I am most concerned... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesTheoretically, if you have some sort of active sore or lesion and that comes into contact with HIV infected fluids, there would be an increased risk of HIV transmission. A barrier that prevents fluids from coming into contact with the sore would... Read more »
Test Positive Aware NetworkHi there,The risk of HIV transmission with oral sex is extremely low. It is even reasonable to state that for the person receiving oral sex (that is on whom oral sex is being performed) the risk of acquisition of the virus is practically zero. For... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHiOral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission, even with your sores it does increase the risk some but not very much. Fingering as well carries very low risk.This is not to say that it is not a way for transmission to occur, but with your... Read more »
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